William Parkinson Wheeler (c1813-aft1880)


Parkinson was born around 1813 in Ohio to parents Caleb Wheeler (c1790-aft1837) and Mary Dayhuff (bef1796-aft1828).

1820 Census[]

Parkinson is believed to have resided with his parents in the 1820 census of Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio. A reconstruction of the household is as follows:

  • Caleb Wheeler, head, 26-45
  • Mary (Dayhuff) Wheeler, wife, 26-45
  • William Parkinson Wheeler, son, 7
  • Eliza Wheeler, daughter, 6
  • Bazaleel Wheeler, son, 5
  • ? Wheeler, daughter, 0-10

1880 Census[]

Parkinson was listed as head of household in Jefferson Township, Coshocton County, Ohio in 1880. The household was listed as follows:

  • William Wheeler, head, 68, Ohio
  • Rebecca (?) Wheeler, wife, 63, Ohio
  • Eliza Wheeler, sister, 67, Ohio

Parkinson's occupation was listed as farmer and stock dealer.